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Balloon Car Maker Project

SKU: W42950
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$135.00 (USD)
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Have students build balloon-powered cars with the Balloon Car Maker Project. With balloons as the source of power, the range of designs students will come up with is sure to be fun and challenging.

Looking for fun activities to accompany these materials? The Balloon Car Elementary STEM Activity Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.


Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 3-12


Choking Hazard: Children younger than eight years old can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.

Latex Warning: This product contains latex and when in contact with skin it might result in an allergic reaction.

What You'll Get

Learning Values

  • Newton's third law
  • Potential/kinetic energy
  • Thrust
  • Systems
  • Friction reduction
  • Problem-solving
  • Engineering design
  • Iterative design
  • Averages
  • Derived measurement (velocity)
  • Measurement (time and distance)


  • Students Served: 50
  • Tools and Materials Required: Scissors and transparent tape
  • Note: This product contains latex.